The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 85 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Contract jobs citing System Testing 39 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.71% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.75% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 12
Median daily rate £362 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £33.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -29.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £12.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+120.64% -52.95%
System Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1827 2000 2269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.10% 76.66% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 1145 1458
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 196 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the East of England region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the East of England region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +8 16 £450 +12.50%
Suffolk - 9 £238 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 8 £275 -45.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £404 -
System Testing
England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 23 (37.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (30.65%) SAP
3 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (24.19%) Data Migration
4 15 (24.19%) Migration
5 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.97%) CCNA
6 13 (20.97%) Cisco
6 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.97%) Data Analysis
7 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
7 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 12 (19.35%) Coaching
8 11 (17.74%) Finance
8 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (17.74%) CCA
8 11 (17.74%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (17.74%) SQL
8 11 (17.74%) MS Office
9 10 (16.13%) MCSE
9 10 (16.13%) ETL
9 10 (16.13%) Java
9 10 (16.13%) NHS
9 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
9 10 (16.13%) Gherkin
9 10 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (16.13%) WebDriver
9 10 (16.13%) Cucumber

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.45%) Confluence
2 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) GroupWise
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Office
2 8 (12.90%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) SAP BPC
2 5 (8.06%) Magento
3 3 (4.84%) SAP PS
4 2 (3.23%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.23%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.61%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
2 8 (12.90%) LAN
2 8 (12.90%) WAN
3 6 (9.68%) Firewall
3 6 (9.68%) Wireless
3 6 (9.68%) WLAN
4 2 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SAP BW
2 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (8.06%) DB2
4 5 (8.06%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.45%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
1 10 (16.13%) Selenium
1 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
1 10 (16.13%) WebDriver
2 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.52%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Appium
3 5 (8.06%) JBehave
3 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.06%) JMeter
4 4 (6.45%) FitNesse
4 4 (6.45%) JUnit
4 4 (6.45%) Maven
4 4 (6.45%) NUnit
4 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.84%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
1 15 (24.19%) Tester
2 9 (14.52%) Automation Tester
2 9 (14.52%) Functional Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Designer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (8.06%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) SAP BI Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (8.06%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) Gherkin
2 9 (14.52%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 5 (8.06%) J2EE
3 5 (8.06%) Spring
3 5 (8.06%) XML
4 4 (6.45%) RESTful
5 1 (1.61%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.13%) NHS
3 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Unix
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (24.19%) Data Migration
2 15 (24.19%) Migration
3 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) Data Analysis
4 12 (19.35%) Coaching
4 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
5 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
6 10 (16.13%) ETL
6 10 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.29%) Project Management
9 7 (11.29%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (9.68%) BDD
10 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.68%) Functional Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) Java
3 6 (9.68%) ABAP
3 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) CCNA
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.74%) CCA
3 11 (17.74%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (16.13%) MCSE
4 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (14.52%) Degree
5 9 (14.52%) MCP
6 5 (8.06%) BC Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) ISEB
7 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
7 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.61%) CCNP
9 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) HNC
9 1 (1.61%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Firmware
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) SAP
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) Cisco
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle
5 5 (8.06%) hybris
5 5 (8.06%) IBM
6 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.84%) Ab Initio
7 3 (4.84%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.61%) Adobe
8 1 (1.61%) Avaya
8 1 (1.61%) Novell
8 1 (1.61%) VMware
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
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